LFS 6.4 Portability - *** correction ***

Anthony Price elenmar at mailworks.org
Fri Feb 6 04:47:32 PST 2009


Agathoklis D. Hatzimanikas wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 06, at 11:21 Anthony Price wrote:
>   
>> Portability
>>
>> Host system Ubuntu 8.10
>> Book 6.4
>>
>> I am experiencing problems moving a working installation between machines.
>>
>> Here's how I built the system:
>>
>> On machine A
>>
>> Partition disk & unstall Ubuntu
>> Remove disk and install on machine B
>> Build LFS
>> Make this bootable
>> Machine B is now dual boot Ubuntu (on sda1) and LFS on sda3
>>
>> *** Move this disk back to Machine A (not B as in the original post) ***
>> Ubuntu boots ok
>>
>> LFS reports:
>> Root-NFS: No NFS server available, giving up.
>> VFS Unable to mount root fs via NFS, trying floppy
>> Cannot open root device "sda3" or unknown-block (2,0)
>>
>> Please append a correct "root=" boot option; here are the available
>> partitions:
>>
>> Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown
>> block (2,0)
>>     
>
> You probably need to recompile the kernel to include the correct driver
> for your controller in machine A.
> In the 2.6.27 kernel series this should be included under the following
> menu:
>
> Device Drivers  ---> Serial ATA (prod) and Parallel ATA (experimental) drivers
>
> Regards,
> Ag.
>   

That fixed it! Many thanks (again).
If there's anything that I have learnt from LFS it's how little I really 
know!

Regards,

Anthony.





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